water

Water Projects Will Be Discussed This Week

May 14, 2014

When water projects arise in Park City, they typically include a significant dollar sign. At this week's city council meeting, council will discuss bonding for several significant water projects. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Water Tool For City Starts This Month

Apr 9, 2014

Park City Municipal this month will roll out the new WaterSmart program helping residents know if they're keeping up with the Joneses in terms of water use and conservation. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

More than 500 students in area schools were led through classes as well as fun and games to learn more about the importance of water at the annual water festival sponsored by Recycle Utah. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

County Council member David Ure said he's not calling for panic.  But the snow pack and water situation for the Wasatch heading into the warm months is pretty scary.  Ure presented a report to fellow Council members on Wednesday.  Rick Brough has more.

Ice Pigging Cleans Park City's Pipes

Sep 30, 2013

When municipal water flows through pipes on its way to homes, an inevitable build-up of minerals and what is called "scale" accumulates, and every once in a while, those pipes need cleaning. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Park City Conservation Association - better known as Recycle Utah - wants to raise awareness of water conservation and a committee has formed to do just that. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Change The World Through Water

Aug 15, 2013

What you do with water in your community and your home can "Change the World One Drop at a Time," - and that's the title of a presentation Wednesday at the Swaner Eco Center presented by water quality expert Nancy Mesner. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The clock is ticking for Park City to meet the safe drinking water standards for antimony-laced water coming out of the Judge Mine Tunnel. But after the bids for a project to transport the water down to the Quinn's Water Treatment Plant came back $5 million more than budgeted, the city is reworking the project. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Originally aired on July 12, 2013.

Even with a hot, dry June, the water sources for the 3-thousand households of Mountain Regional Water District are looking good for the rest of the summer. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Water Is Tricky Business In Park City

Jul 30, 2013

Originally aired July 3, 2013.

Park City’s Annual Consumer Confidence Report on Water has shown up in mailboxes of city residents and it tells the story of a complicated water system. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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